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By Tanya Jones and Tanya Jones,Sun Staff Writer | July 9, 1995
More than half the employees in the Havre de Grace Police Department have brought allegations against the police chief and other supervisors, according to a motion filed Thursday in Harford County Circuit Court by attorneys for the city.The city's motion seeks to vacate an injunction issued June 29 by Judge Maurice W. Baldwin Jr. The judge's injunction prevented Mayor Gunther D. Hirsch from placing Chief William L. on administrative leave with pay.The court documents do not divulge the allegations, but say they could "result in liability on the part of the city."
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | September 25, 2014
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Tyrone Keith Sterrette, 35, of the 200 block of Perrywood Court, was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault. Aberdeen police report: Jatierra Janae Briggs, 18, of the first block of Valley Bottom Road, was charged Tuesday with vandalism less than $1,000. Brian Edward Logan, 53, of the 100 block of Armstrong Avenue, was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault and trespassing.
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By Dianne Bates and Dianne Bates,Contributing Writer | January 10, 1993
Havre de Grace police officer Neil Crouch has a new partner that weighs in at less than 10 pounds, hangs above the --board and captures evidence on film.The latest addition to the 23-member city police force -- a video camera -- goes everywhere Officer Crouch goes in his patrol car and will be used primarily in traffic cases, especially those involving suspected drunken driving.The department added the camera three weeks ago as part of an experiment, following other law enforcement agencies in Maryland and elsewhere.
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October 31, 2013
Aberdeen James Dewall Gentry, 44, of the 700 block of Gilbert Road, was charged Tuesday with forgery, theft les than $1,000 and issuing a false document. Brian Keith Knechtle, 27, of the 100 block of Darlington Avenue, was charged last Friday with theft less than $1,000. Robert Andrew Buchanan, 59, of the first block of Morning Dove Court, was charged Sunday with second-degree assault. A theft was reported last Friday in the 1000 block of Beards Hill Road. Aberdeen police report: Harassment was reported in the 200 block of Schmechel Street on Tuesday.
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By FRANCES RUDNER | October 21, 1990
Vendors at last weekend's Havre de Grace Gun Show were quick to tell visitors that it's time more people considered the recreational potential of assault rifles."
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 29, 2001
Havre de Grace police were looking yesterday for a driver who fired shots at an officer Tuesday night, a police spokesman said. About 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Officer Jason Forsmark saw a 1996 gold Ford Aspire - which had been reported stolen by the Harford County Sheriff's Office - westbound on Route 155, said spokesman John Van Gilder. The car had also been involved in a pursuit earlier involving Aberdeen police, said Sgt. Steve Smith, Aberdeen police spokesman. When Forsmark tried to stop the car, the driver turned onto Bayview Drive, where he fired shots at Forsmark before losing control of the Ford and crashing into a parked van in the 1800 block of Bayview Drive, Van Gilder said.
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November 1, 2001
Havre de Grace police were investigating yesterday a Tuesday night shooting that left a man in fair condition early today. Tony Lonnel Bishop, 36, of the 600 block of Reckord Road was shot several times in the 100 block of Vancherie Court, police said. Bishop was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment. Police said they have no suspects in the shooting.
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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Staff writer | April 5, 1992
Did Richard Anthony Cooper die for want of a couple hundred dollars?Havre de Grace police think so.Investigators believe the 22-year-old Havre de Grace man's dispute over a debt with his cousin, Cornelius Marcellous Cooper, came to ahead March 28 when Cornelius allegedly gunned down Richard Cooper inthe 200 block of Bloomsbury Ave. Police believe 20-year-old Cornelius Cooper was fed up with his cousin's badgering him for the money, thought to be between $200...
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August 14, 1994
Havre de Grace police probe scaffolding theftAn employee of a Monkton construction company told Havre de Grace police that someone stole scaffolding between July 29 and Monday from a job site in the 1600 block of Clark Road. Police estimated the loss at $2,140.Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Havre de Grace Police Department at (410) 939-2121.Crime Solvers offers reward in home break-inHarford County Crime Solvers, a group of concerned citizens, is offering a reward up to $1,000 for the arrest and indictment of those responsible for breaking into a Jarrettsville home July 31.Police said someone damaged a basement window to get inside the home, ransacked rooms and stole a red and blue 1975 Bultaco motorcycle, a video recorder and a safe.
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September 23, 2004
An unidentified man was killed last night when he was struck by an Amtrak train in Havre de Grace, authorities said. About 8:15 p.m., shortly before he was struck, the man was seen on the tracks near the Otsego Street underpass and Ontario Street, authorities reported. The victim, who they said may have been homeless, was pronounced dead at the scene. The train's direction and its destination were not immediately available. The incident is being investigated by Amtrak and Havre de Grace police.
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September 23, 2004
An unidentified man was killed last night when he was struck by an Amtrak train in Havre de Grace, authorities said. About 8:15 p.m., shortly before he was struck, the man was seen on the tracks near the Otsego Street underpass and Ontario Street, authorities reported. The victim, who they said may have been homeless, was pronounced dead at the scene. The train's direction and its destination were not immediately available. The incident is being investigated by Amtrak and Havre de Grace police.
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March 28, 2004
Death of woman in Havre de Grace ruled homicide Police said Monday that they had identified an 83-year-old woman who was found dead in her Havre de Grace home March 21 and that they were investigating her death as a homicide. Havre de Grace police were called about 10 p.m. Sunday to the 200 block of N. Adams St., where they found the body of Hazel E. Jones in the living room, said Maj. John Van Gilder. She apparently had suffered trauma to the head and neck, he said. The death has been ruled a homicide.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 23, 2004
Police said yesterday that they have identified an 83-year-old woman who was found dead in her Havre de Grace home Sunday night and that they are investigating her death as a homicide. Havre de Grace police were called about 10 p.m. Sunday to the 200 block of N. Adams St., where they found the body of Hazel E. Jones in the living room, said Maj. John Van Gilder. She apparently had suffered trauma to the head and neck, he said. Autopsy results were not available late yesterday, van Gilder said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 29, 2001
Havre de Grace police were looking yesterday for a driver who fired shots at an officer Tuesday night, a police spokesman said. About 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Officer Jason Forsmark saw a 1996 gold Ford Aspire - which had been reported stolen by the Harford County Sheriff's Office - westbound on Route 155, said spokesman John Van Gilder. The car had also been involved in a pursuit earlier involving Aberdeen police, said Sgt. Steve Smith, Aberdeen police spokesman. When Forsmark tried to stop the car, the driver turned onto Bayview Drive, where he fired shots at Forsmark before losing control of the Ford and crashing into a parked van in the 1800 block of Bayview Drive, Van Gilder said.
NEWS
November 1, 2001
Havre de Grace police were investigating yesterday a Tuesday night shooting that left a man in fair condition early today. Tony Lonnel Bishop, 36, of the 600 block of Reckord Road was shot several times in the 100 block of Vancherie Court, police said. Bishop was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment. Police said they have no suspects in the shooting.
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By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,SUN STAFF | November 23, 2000
The Harford County NAACP said yesterday it has filed two federal lawsuits charging the towns of Havre de Grace and Aberdeen and their police departments with civil rights violations. The organization seeks $34 million in damages. "We anticipate we will win," Janice Grant, president of Harford's chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said at a news conference in Bel Air. "It's important because we want the community to be aware that the NAACP functions as a civil rights organization," she said.
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September 8, 1991
Bel Air police charged two town residents with beating a man with a stick Sunday.The victim was struck in the head around 3 a.m on Choice Street during an argument.Earl E. Preston, 21, and Matthew A. Hart, 20, were both charged with assault and battery, assault with intent to maim and assault witha deadly weapon.They were placed in the Harford County DetentionCenter in lieu of $3,000 bond each.2 PIZZERIA WORKERS INJURED BY SMOKETwo people suffered smoke inhalation Wednesday afternoon during a fire at a Bel Air pizzeria.
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By Samuel Goldreich and Roger Twigg and Samuel Goldreich and Roger Twigg,Sun Staff Correspondents John Rivera and Ann LoLordo of The Sun's metropolitan staff contributed to this article | October 19, 1991
The first name of a friend of Bessie Mitchell, the Havre de Grace sporting goods store owner shot to death Friday, was misspelled in The Sun yesterday. His name is Don Forsythe.The Sun regrets the error.HAVRE DE GRACE -- Two elderly sisters were shot to death here yesterday, gunned down in a midday robbery of the sporting goods store their family had operated for more than two decades in this historic riverfront town.The victims, Bessie Mitchell, a widow of about 70, and her 75-year-old sister, Emily E. Hamby, were found dead on the floor of the Sportsman's Center about 12:45 p.m. by a customer, according to state police.
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